This free family event is set to deliver a fun filled day with festivities including a Pet Walk-a-Thon, animal adoptions, delicious food, a vendor fair, kids activities, contests, entertainment and much more.
The Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center are hosting the 5th annual event on Saturday October 4th from 8a-1pm. Look for the Furry Friends Festival and Pet Walk-a-Thon at Central Park - 11200 Baseline Rd in Rancho Cucamonga.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Animal Centers life-saving community programs such as spay and neuter, foster care and medical rehabilitation.
If you dont have a dog of your own - you can 'rent-a-dog' and take one of their adoptable dogs out for a stroll.
For more info on the event - click onto RCPets.info
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is providing several new tools to assist communitites to help promote Septembers National Preparedness Month (NPM).
The goal of Americas PrepareAthon is to increase awareness about what could happen in our community and to be safe and prepare - but most importantly, practicing a response to these disasters. This campaign is focused on getting people to take action, such as participating in a preparedness drill, excercise, or discussion to increase their level of emergency preparedness.
This is also the first year that NPM will include the America's PrepareAthon Fall Day of Action on September 30th.
FEMA is encouranging evceryone to take steps to become better prepared for an emergency whether its at home, work, school or in the communtiy there is a lot you can do to be ready and help others too.
Simply put, this September FEMA is calling on you to be a local hero!
Click the link for more info, videos and tips. FEMA.gov
Attend the 17th Annual Comedy Night at Riverside Municipal Auditorium on September 20th. The event features comedian Andy Kindler who will take the stage to make the lives of homeless pets brighter. A show, that is sure to crack up even the most stoic of folks, can be purchased by logging on to petsadoption.org.
If your non-profit group has an upcoming event, send the information to Irma Blanco at Irma@kolafm.com
Please send at least two weeks before your event!